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My gf has two laptops, one is an old DELL, the other is a slightly newer HP which has a dead GPU. Both share the same socket, do you think it would be possible to transfer the HP's CPU to the DELL?

I have my doubts since their specs differ in voltage/TPD etc, but I want to make sure, thanks.
 
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I would say try it.
    
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post #3 of 8
worst case u kill an old crappy laptop anyways lol
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Yeah, I can't afford breaking anything though. That DELL is her only working computer and she doesn't have money for a new one right now.
 
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post #5 of 8
do it
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post #6 of 8
If it doesnt die straight off the bat, I would be worried it will die with over use. The cooling systems in old budget laptops are terrible. It's not worth it unless she needs the GPU for work/school.

(If you could afford another laptop things would be different, but you cant so I wouldnt)
post #7 of 8
if you put the old proc in the new mobo it would work guaranteed.

it will probably work if you do the opposite but the hyper transport may have a different speed. If there is any way to update the bios on the dell i would be sure to do so.

dells are usually good with their compatibility. I put a later gen pentium M (533 fsb) into a older 400 fsb motherboard. The processor was downclocked slightly because of the fsb but it was good enough for what i needed and solid as a rock.

AMD has traditionally been even more focused on making their chips compatible with older sockets so i would give it a shot for sure.
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post #8 of 8
The socket may support the cpu but the BIOS may not also if its a more powerful cpu and the cooling apparatus isn't up to snuff it could potentially fry the cpu. AMD's though run abit cooler than there INTEL brethren though u maybe OK.
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